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Winslow Mail (Newspaper) - September 23, 1994, Winslow, Arizona To Key Contests SORT P.O. Box 6022 86011 USPS 686-960 Claw Postage Paid at Ariz. 86047 on Wednesdays and 2 Sections 1 1894 Volume 101 Number 64 September 23,1994 Copy 35 Tax Used To DA Regional Economic Group Turn To Page 5 Businesses Turn To Pages 2 and 3 National Weather Service forecast calls for cloudy skies with scattered showers and The high temperatures are expected to be in the and the lows in the Beth question that stands out in the minds of Navajo County taxpayers concerning county government is where did the revenues from the half-cent sales tax were asking this question long before the subject of a proposed jail district came which would have been funded by a new half-cent sales tax had it been approved by the board of first half-cent sales tax went into effect on July 1, 1993, after a unanimous decision was made by the board in an effort to bring the county out of what the administration has termed dire following is a detailed statement prepared by County Manager Eddie Koury on the sales tax and the five-year plan which determines how the money is to be order to answer it is necessary to go back five to seven this the sales Navajo was on a very stringent budget was bare bones with minimal increases in operating budgets and or no capital items being wrote departments submitted For in fiscal year 1992-93, the sheriff was not allowed to purchase any replacement is necessary to replace eight to 10 vehicles a year to keep his fleet in safe operating condition and under 100,000 This is nothing new to the as it has always been very problems came from federal and state mandated expenditures in the welfare and judicial Costs were passed to the county to the point that there were no services being performed that were not On Page 5 Name Change For Lane Is On Council W. Column Debuts new column debuts on the page this an inspirational and philosophical focuses on the column is written by Allen W. a professor of economics at Eastern Illinois University in 111. has been writing professionally for more than 20 He has published three several articles and two short in addition to a successful newspaper Manny but street on the far east side of Winslow will probably have its name Winslow City Council will consider a name change for which is the city's near east side freeway interchange at its 7 p.m. meeting on Sept. 27, in the council chambers of the located at Second Street and Williamson short street was named for a trucking company which conducted a major operation in the area for many also is the site of the soon to be built Flying J Travel Plaza truck Magistrate Edgar Miller is scheduled to give a staff report on city court income and The city failed in its attempt to consolidate the court with Navajo County's Winslow Justice of the Peace Precinct but the council agreed to have police officers send all of their except traffic and city to the JP council will be asked to authorize Mayor Jim Boles to sign an agreement with the Winslow Unified School District for a permit to encroach within a sewer easement at Jefferson Elementary Board of Governors was scheduled to hear a report Wednesday night from Gary Calhoun on a possible solution to the problem Hawkins Sworn In As U.S. Court Of Appeals BUI Clinton signed on Sept. 15, 1994, the commission for the appointment of Michael Daly to the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth eighth Arizonan to serve on the court of appeals in its 127-year Judge Hawkins is the 72nd circuit judge appointed to the He succeed to the position vacated by Judge Thomas who assumed senior status in October 1993. Judge Hawkins was officially administered the oath of office on Sept. 16, and began work A public ceremony will be conducted on Oct. 17 at the Arizona State be caused by rerouting the line around new on the agenda request from another Arizona city to buy the city's three cabooses now located in the Winslow Hospitality Park at exit 253 on Interstate 40. of the city's various long distance telephone appointment of a council member to the city's disability awareness to go to bid for the annual janitorial of Resolution No. 990 for the transfer and withdrawal 6f money with the Local Government Investment of payment for copier street paving for water rights legal services by Steptoe and Johnson and to Associates for a structural evaluation at 114 West of proclamations for October as Decorative Painting Oct. 9 as Ernest W. Day and Oct. 9-15 On Page 12 Ridinger of a first time exhibitor at the county enters a decorated vest in the open class while her looks Navajo County Fair will continue through Saturday at the fairgrounds in by JoLynn Equestrian Drill Team To Perform At The County a person could have used a little outsit of Law in native Judge 49, was born in Winslow and graduated from Arizona State University and and its law He served as a captain in the United States Marine Corps and was admitted to the Arizona bar in 1970. Judge Hawkins served as the U.S. Attorney for the District of Arizona from 1977 tp 1980. At the time of his nomination to the he was practicing law in the Phoenix firm of and He specialized in complex commercial and the defense of white collar criminal investigations and in bar and community Judge Hawkins is a former president of the County Bar tf Federal Bar Association On Paye 12 Manny Winslow Drill Team will perform this weekend at the Navajo County as well as march in the than four years the team is receiving more and more invitations to participate in rodeos and western such as the 63rd annual in horse tack to match the various the team has a repertoire of four flag routines and three performance so the chances of spectators seeing the same of precision riding at the fair are addition to marching in at 10 a.m. on Sept. 24, the team will perform between competition events at the rodeo at 7:30 tonight 23) and members are Coordinator Lee Assistant Coordinator Judi Ann Ella Kathy Beth Kris Joan Lewis and Sherri their local and regional the team members visit area schools and give programs to various civic include the of the Winslow Chamber of Cable Navajo County Sheriff Gary the Drug Abuse Resistance Casper Baca Rodeo Co. and Citizens Utilities Arizona Natural Gas Is Still Time To Enjoy Annual Navajo County JoLynn Paschal County residents can look forward to plenty of fun as the 1994 Navajo County Fair continues through Saturday 24) at the county fairgrounds in fairs have been people of all ages for Since the horse and buggy the family has loaded up for a at the county fair and the excitement that it County's fair features a schedule of activities for its 63rd the County Fair offers a variety activities for the fhis theme ts of everything from canned tomatoes and peaches to arts and and collections may be viewed in the open class The premium winners have been awarded along with the best of class fair's opening talent contest and the Navajo County Junior Pageants have already taken three winners of the junior will participate in the county fair parade on and will appear at other events during the coming sport activities will be held for 4-H members at 9 a.m. today 23). of 4-H and FFA will be busy from today's eady morning hours on preparing their market animals for the junior livestock Preceding the I p.m. auction will be buyers social at the Information on the market swine and lambs will be available for prospective the a barbecue will be held for the first performance of the fair rodeo will begin at 7:30 Admission for the exciting show will be per with children under six years of age admitted Hands will provide the music for the rodeo dance slated tonight from 10 p.m. to 1 On Page 12